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Report: Virginia Senator wants to increase minimum wage by $2
Posted: 7:56 AM, Aug 01, 2012
Updated: 2012-08-01 07:56:29-04
By Elizabeth Harrington, WDBJ7 reporter
ROANOKE, Va – WDBJ7
The cost of living keeps going up – and for minimum wage workers, it’s tough to make ends meet.
Now, one Virginia lawmaker wants to change that. Sen. Jim Webb is co-sponsoring legislation to raise the federal minimum wage by two dollars.
Right now, minimum wage is $7.25/ hour. That equals a yearly salary of $15,080.
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